Item description for The Berenstain Bears Meet Santa Bear (First Time Books(R)) by Stan Berenstain & Jan Berenstain...
Overview Sister Bear enjoys Christmas preparations, especially getting her list ready--but on Christmas morning she realizes what Christmas is really all about.
Publishers Description How can Santa's sleigh land when there's no snow on the ground? How can he possibly fit down all those skinny-minny little chimneys? And how come every mall has a different Santa? These are just some of the highly delicate issues handled in this classic "First Time Book" that's back in print with a cheery new cover for a new generation of Bear fans.
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Studio: Random House Books for Young Readers
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 7.96" Width: 7.82" Height: 0.11" Weight: 0.2 lbs.
Release Date Oct 12, 1984
Publisher Random House Books for Young Readers
ISBN 0394868803 ISBN13 9780394868806 UPC 079808003254
Availability 124 units. Availability accurate as of Oct 23, 2016 06:17.
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More About Stan Berenstain & Jan Berenstain
Stan and Jan Berenstain were already successful cartoonists for magazines and adult humor books when they began writing children's books. The first story starring the bear family, The Big Honey Hunt, appeared in 1962. Since then, more than 360 Berenstain Bears books have been published, and more than 300 million copies have been sold. What began as an idea sparked by their young sons' love of reading has become one of the best-selling children's book series ever."
Stan Berenstain lived in Solebury, in the state of Pennsylvania. Stan Berenstain was born in 1923 and died in 2005.
Stan Berenstain has published or released items in the following series...
Berenstain Bear Scouts (Paperback)
Berenstain Bears (8x8)
Berenstain Bears (Prebound)
Berenstain Bears First Time Books
Berenstain Bears First Time Chapter Books
Berenstain Bears First Time Chapter Books (Prebound)
Berenstain Bears Living Lights 8x8
Big Bright & Early Board Books
Bright & Early Board Books
Bright & Early Book
Bright & Early Book
Bright & Early Book, Be 9
Bright & Early Books for Beginning Beginners
Dover Children's Science Books
First Time Books(r)
First Time Reader
I Can Read Books: Level 1
I Can Read It All by Myself Beginner Books (Hardcover)
Reviews - What do customers think about The Berenstain Bears Meet Santa Bear (First Time Books(R))?
Bear Review Feb 6, 2010
My husband, daughter and I watch Berenstain Bear's on TV. She loves when we read the books together especially before bedtime. We love the books - they are great reading with a good storyline.
Cute Christmas Book Dec 2, 2009
Love Berenstain Bears. Good Christmas book for kids. Fun to build up anticipation for Christmas.
As always...The Berenstain Bears Teaching a Wonderful Lesson. Nov 29, 2009
If you are trying to teach your kids the importance of Christmas, this book should be on your Christmas list. As always the Berenstains' do a wonderful job of teaching an important lesson. And this book teaches our kids not to be greedy! After all it's the giving that matters most at Christmas...Mommy's High Heel Shoes
santa bear....really? Nov 7, 2009
Another christmas kid installment from the Berenstain's. My children enjoy these books. This book discusses the cubs making their LONG wish lists and how they figure out that being greedy isnt such a good thing.
The Berenstain Bears Meet Santa Bear (First Time Books) Nov 29, 2008
ISBN 0394968808 - Another Christmas book that starts right around Thanksgiving, a small negative in my opinion, but I admit to laughing out loud that Mama Bear agreed with me on the first page, saying "It seems to me that the Christmas season starts earlier every year." I'm reading my way through piles of Christmas books right now and was happy to find the Berenstain Bears in the pile.
Two days after Thanksgiving, the Bear family - like so many others - hits the mall. The children, in response to too many TV toy commercials, seem nearly giddy and beg to be able to return when Santa Bear visits the mall. At home, they make their lists; Brother's is short and neat, but Sister's is long and messy and, worse, makes her appear very greedy. Brother explains to her why this is wrong and she re-writes it before the big day arrives. The family visits Santa, shops and prepares for the holiday and Papa Bear is there to answer Sister's questions about Santa - and to teach her that Santa has the best job in the world, because Christmas is all about the joy of giving, a lesson that is confirmed for her on Christmas morning.
With a simple story teaching more than one nice message, the Berenstains manage to tell a Christmas tale without relying on the re-telling of a Christmas classic; this is a great thing, in my opinion, because there really are just so many tellings of the classics that any one parent can stand. The text is fairly simple, appropriate for the 4-8 age group, and the illustrations are standard Berenstains, bright and colorful with lots of cute little "bear" details in them. Little ones won't even realize that they're learning.